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. - adopted legally by Racine family,
and he can't.
David Kerr,-detective at Peo
ria fof 19 years, and dean of po
lice there, dropped dead yester
day. Prof. Fred Newton Scott, Uni
versity of Michigan, has invented
new alphabet;. 'Havenlt we trou
bles . enough, without being
plagued with anything like that?
Edward Fellows, 56, formerly
State mine inspector, committed
suicide by jumping down well at
Streator, 111. He was driven in-
"sane by Cherry Mine horror.
"I wish Miss Russell and Mr.
Moore ail happiness. For him, I
have the kindest feeling, and I
know no man whom, I admire
more." Mrs. ' Lucille Moorp,
who divorced Alex. P. Moore,
now engaged to Lillian Russell.,
" It's getting fashionable to
speak gently jof your hubby.
Mrs. Tom Thumb," Countess
Migra, smallest woman in the
4 N world, called on th"exbiggest pres
ident yesterday. She had to be
carried up steps of White House.
, Illinois State Teachers' asso
ciation has voted to re-open
question of "reading Bible in pub-
Jic schools, which supreme court
once has declared unconstitu
What in thunder made Frank
' Ingrowing - Artistic -'-Temperament
Wright pick on Wisconsin
as a good state to practice in?
. Mrs. Margaret Armstrong
Howell, Los Angeles, has asked
for annulment of, marriage to
Geo. Howell, ongtoimd she was
under hypnotic spell when cere
mony was performed.
Usually, it's the groom who
acts as if he were under a hyp
Question:. If the otfife'r. powers -follow
example of Russia, how
much China will there be for Dr.
Sun Yat Sen to rule?
Russia now has barred out
Salvation Army. 'Count of con
certs or collections?
Roosevelt invented peace at
Portsmouth, - and no one 'can
blame him for getting peeved
when Taft tries to steal the
Census bureau says ' Germans
and Irish are decreasingin num
ber in U. S. and .Italians, Rus
sians, Austro-Hungarians and
Fins increasing. Also says this
You bet it's important. Think
of the effect it willhave' on poli
tics and Arthur Givespain- editor
Wm. Gross, New Richmond,
Wis., found nugget of gold-in
gizzard of goose. Being a gan
der, it had not been laying'golden
eggs, so don't get funny, "
vuid, atup t tell, un jDiiLum
steamer St. Patrick, now lying at "
Tompkinsvilje, "S. 1., has adooted
two puppies-- , ,N
Aeroplane company to trans-
port merchandise over land or
water orgapized at Trenton, N. J.
Miss Ellen M. Stone, whf was
kidnaped and held for- ransom by
Turkish bandits some years ago,
is going to Turkey as a mission
The PUgrim's Progress "I .do
not wish another term as presir